Occupation title source   Astronomus
Occupation title (english) Astronomer
Hiscode 01350
Description of Image A man, wearing a broad-brimmed hat, kneels in a flatbottomed barge laden with vegetables, which he has brought to the edge of a canal. He passes some vegetables, turnip-like kohlrabi, to a bareheaded woman who is kneeling at the edge of the street to receive them. Behind her, a man with a soft cap pushes a wheelbarrow loaded with the vegetables away from the canal's edge towards buildings across the market square. The wheelbarrow must be heavy: the man pushing it has supporting straps across his shoulders and back down to the handles; and he stoops slightly with the weight. On a regular ba...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Astronomus
Translation (English) Astronomer
Language source German
Country source Germany
Artist's name Jost Amman
Artist's years and locations 1539-1591
Date of creation 1568
Medium Plate
Collection name Ständebuch
Provenance Jost Amman's Staende und handwerter mit versen von Hans Sachs. Frankfurt a/M 1568, Reprint Muenchen 1884


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